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san franciscoFollow the Scent!

Would you believe there are flowers that smell like cherry-vanilla ice cream? It's true! Because most pollinators are attracted to sweet smells, many flowers have sugary, inviting scents and patterns of color that lead pollinators toward a flower's nectar. On the other hand, some flowers smell like rotting meat! This tricks flies into pollinating them because they look and smell like rotten food. Chances are if you smell a stinky, dark-colored flower, it's trying to attract a fly!

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